Jharsuguda: Unpleasant situations have been reported in some places while the voting for the Jharsuguda assembly elections is going on. According to the information, a common voter was allegedly beaten up by the police in booth number 236 of Lykera block in Kulemura. The name of the beaten voter is Pramod Behera. He wanted to vote with his ailing mother. But the police objected to it. He had an argument with the police about this. The police hastily gave Pramod Behera 3 watches in Latham.
There was a clash between the BJP and BJ workers in Booth No. 69 of Gujaratipad Najul Government Hindi School. BJJ workers chased away the BJP agent at the polling station of Manmohan UP School in Jharsuguda. Later, after the police personnel intervened in the incident, BJP allowed the agent to work again. On the other hand, it has been alleged that in Ward No. 17, voters above 50 could not vote because their names were not in the voting list.
Voting for the Jharsuguda assembly polls started from 7 am on Wednesday and is still going on. Voters are welcomed to the polling station with flowers and vaccinations. While many new voters have come, it is observed that they are happy to vote. Voters are being let out in queues at various booths. A total of 9 candidates from 3 major political parties BJ, BJP and Congress are in the fray, while 2 lakh 21 thousand 719 voters will decide their fate. Voters have revealed that the main fight will be between Deepali Das from BJ, Tankadhar Tripathi from BJP and Tarun Pandey from Congress. Voters continue to cast their ballots in every booth.